Wine not only requires that we give him the necessary rest, he also wants us to give in no hurry him generously, and give him the space and time to breathe. In addition, the pouring ritual may increase the delicacies with a factor.
At what temperature should I pour wine?
Nothing can affect wine than their temperature. Wines should be served at their ideal temperature so that the bouquet can fully come into its own. The optimum temperature of a wine is dependent on the species:
- A young white wine, rosé wine like, is to be best served to under 10 ° C. Mature white wines and sweet can go up to 12 ° C.
- Young red wines, by contrast, warmer in the glass. Below 15 ° C is considered good. Full red wines are best around 18 ° C.
- Sparkling wines are best served not exceed 7 ° C.
Wine can be rapidly cooled in the fridge or in a cooling bucket. The consummate bucket is so deep that the entire bottle, with neck and all, can be immersed. As an alternative to the cooling bucket for cooling, there are pockets which fit around the bottle.
How do I uncork a bottle?
First you remove the capsule. This is now no longer made of lead because of the loodvergifiging. Now kinds of plastic or tin foil used. Once the capsule has been removed, do well to wipe something off the top because some mold can sit on the cork.
Very important is your corkscrew. Its designers have developed the utmost ingenuity. the most important among the deal is threaded. Use at least never corkscrews with small tools or open coils of metal wire. The good corkscrew consists of a sturdy spiral, made of smooth material with two horizontally extending flutes.
The 'wine buyers corkscrew', or 'tire bouchon bilame' is useful for damaged or difficult Accompanying corks.
Nowadays bottles can also be closed with a cork or plastic with a screw cap. These are mainly used for wines that do not have to stay long, and affect their quality of the wine is not.
When wine is decanted to be?
There is a lot written about the usefulness of decanting. Decanting is especially useful when the wine has rainfall or when he needs to breathe.
Older wines, especially red, may have some sediment at the bottom of the bottle. These are best decanted. To beaten down material not to have them in the decanter, place a light source under the neck of the bottle so you can see when the dust comes. In many cases, a gauze is present in the wine funnels to stop most of the grit.
Also, older wine often decanted to give them some breathing space and to make them more open to come. After all those years in the bottle, they can sometimes be enclosed and decanting will help.
You could simply decanting because a beautiful decanter stands on a covered table, or because it fits the glass.
Which lenses I use?
A custom glass can greatly contribute to the drinking pleasure. For almost every wine region, there is a matching glass. The shape of the glass based on healthy gourmet principles. The shape of the wine can develop up.
A wine glass is thin, clear, colorless and has no decorations. Colored and decorated glass conceal or change the color of the wine. The edge of the glass barrel also inwards slightly increased so that the aromas in the glass are released. Glass is also pretty generous but not pretentious big.
And glass is also perfectly clean and free of odors and flavors. Keep glasses rather not upside down: it gives easy closet odors.
The well-known and respected Riedel glass has beautiful glass for everyone and for every budget. They dedicate you with pleasure in the wonderful world of wine glasses.
I can give several wines at the table?
Each wine asks to be compared and requires a matching dish. Over donate one wine, even in the same dish, so there is no affectation.
What is important is to give the order: a young to an old, white for a red light for a heavy, dry before sweet, a less better. The reverse means a disaster for the second wine.
How much wine I pour ideally?
Wineglasses allowed but a third are filled so that there is enough room to breathe wine.
Bottle and has a capacity of 7 glasses. For a light lunch (and daily) is sufficient one glass per person. At 5 glasses can not be overly leisurely dinner. Half a bottle for most people and occasions a reasonable average. Depending on the mood and the length of the meal can one bottle per night really is not too much. A golden rule for the host: be generous, but never insist - and think of the way of your guests.
How long does it take an opened bottle is bad?
Once the bottle is opened there will be air into the bottle correctly. These air attacks the wine little by little. In addition to bacteria acidify the wine. Depending on how the wine made was certain substances in the wine delay the process. The best wine is consumed within 24 hours after opening. Then disappear flavors or bad.
There are pumps that pump air out of the bottle and if necessary can keep the wine for a longer time.
Which accessories I can still buy me?
When pouring wine almost always happens that drops slide down the bottle. This can sometimes be avoided by making a small turn to the bottle when you put the bottle right back. There are special plastiekjes, drip rings and pouring stoppers prevent it dripping.
You can of course also be equipping professional with an alcohol meter and thermometer bottle neck.